Erectile dysfunction, also known commonly as impotence, is a kind of sexual dysfunction that means a mean either can’t achieve an erection during sexual activity or if he can achieve one, he can’t maintain it. Erectile dysfunction is a more widespread problem than many may consider. There is a lot of stigma attached to it and often sufferers feel embarrassed and ashamed about the condition.
Besides the obvious physical symptoms of this condition, erectile dysfunction is also responsible for many psychological issues, as masculinity is connected to the man reproductive organs on a deep level. It’s important though, when trying to treat and help sufferers, that they realise they are not alone.
Most men will at some point suffer from erectile dysfunction. While some will experience a one-often instance, others will suffer from more regularly. For all the stigma attached to it, it’s normally a very natural, albeit unfortunate part of growing old. It’s simply a reduction in the blood flow to the penis when the man is aroused.
There are some instances where ED is a sign of a more serious, underlying issue or has its roots in psychological issues. Whatever the initial cause for ED, the first step to solving it is the same – admitting that you have a problem in the first place. This is something that Online Doctor are looking to tackle with the establishing of a brand-new interactive magazine.
Aimed at men, the publication will cover serious subject such as ED, contraception and hair loss. The kind of things men often shy away from speaking about, and present them in a fashion that makes it okay to talk about them. Survey results, insights, information and helpful advice will also be given, and the aim is to make men feel that it is okay to talk about these things and that no-one will judge them.